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21.05.20: Adaptation + WorkplaceSubscription
Building studies of projects by AHMM and PUP Architects; Design’s role in post-pandemic schools and offices; Learning lessons from Zaha Hadid Architects’ cyber attack
23.04.20: Heritage buildingsSubscription
Our heritage building studies in this issue are Walmer Castle visitor centre by Adam Richards Architects, and Lincoln’s Inn Great Hall and Library by MICA Architects. PLUS Brick By Brick ramps up Croydon’s infill housing programme; our second coronavirus survey paints a grim picture of an industry grinding to a standstill; and we reveal the latest supporters of our RetroFirst campaign.
09.04.20: Cultural buildingsSubscription
The latest AJ features two cultural buildings: Glenn Howells’ new home for English National Ballet in London’s Docklands; and stephenson STUDIO’s Oglesby Centre rehearsal facility for Manchester’s Hallé orchestra. PLUS We investigate how architecture students are coping with the coronavirus shutdown; Feilden Fowles wins its biggest project to date – an entrance hall for York’s National Railway Museum; and we launch ...
AJ Specification 03.20: Façades & claddingSubscription
Façades and cladding: Maggie’s at The Royal Marsden by Ab Rogers Design; Leeds Playhouse by Page\Park Architects; The Stratford high-rise housing and hotel by SOM
26.03.20: AJ Small ProjectsSubscription
The latest issue features the 20 schemes shortlisted for the AJ Small Projects award. Now in its 25th year, the award celebrates schemes realised for no more than £250,000. This year’s shortlist includes an artist’s studio, exhibition cabinets, beauty-spot shelters and, intriguingly, a bedroom for a ‘thruple’. PLUS as the coronavirus pandemic takes hold of Britain, an AJ poll shows a widespread shift to home-working but longer-term worries about a business ...
This store interior for fashion designer Sophie Hulme features floors, walls and furniture made of natural and renewable materials with subtle variation in pattern, tone and finish. Photography by Maich Swift Architects
12.03.20: Council housingSubscription
The AJ looks at recent housing schemes with studies of two HTA Design infill projects for the Croydon Smaller Sites Programme; two schemes for downsizers in Barking & Dagenham by Peter Barber Architects; and the latest fruits of Doncaster Council’s housing programme, designed by its in-house team. We also examine the resurgence of council house-building. PLUS designs from the Liverpool’s Forgotten Spaces charrette;
Floors, stairs, lifts and signage: White Rabbit House, Canonbury, by Gundry + Ducker; Sophie Hulme shop, Chiltern Street, by Maich Swift Architects; Granary Square Pavilion, King’s Cross, by Bell Phillips Architects
27.02.20: RetroFirst and the Circular EconomySubscription
The AJ focuses on its RetroFirst campaign to prioritise reuse of existing buildings. We meet Maarten Gielen of Belgian circular economy-focused design practice Rotor; and visit Civic Architects’ LocHal library – a converted train depot in the Netherlands. As Historic England backs the campaign’s call to slash VAT on retrofit, we look at the barriers the heritage sector faces to reusing buildings; we talk to four developers about ...
The AJ goes west, featuring interviews with five Bristol practices – Cryer & Coe, Emmett Russell, Smith Maloney, Connolly Wellingham and 3|10 Studio – focusing on a key infill or retrofit scheme each is working on; as well as a building study of Barefoot Architects’ Cor-ten Courtyard House in the city. PLUS Pitman Tozer Architects completes the first new homes for ...
30.01.20: Higher educationSubscription
The AJ looks at three university schemes: Grafton’s Town House and Haworth Tompkins’ refurbished school of art, both for Kingston University, and Grimshaw’s retrofit of its own 1970s furniture factory into a new home for Bath Schools of Art and Design; and we investigate whether it’s time for a new approach to designing student housing. PLUS Walters & Cohen Architects looks back ...
16.01.20: In practiceSubscription
The AJ features three architecture firms that have recently designed their own studios: HAT Projects in Colchester; Gort Scott in south London; and Moxon in the Cairngorms. We also look at Feilden Clegg Bradley’s transformation of an 18th-century cotton mill at Ancoats in Manchester. PLUS We meet architecture’s poet in residence LionHeart; the growing calls to slash VAT on building ...
AJ Specification 12.19: Brick & stoneSubscription
Brick and stone: Corner House, south London, by 31/44 Architects; York House, King’s Cross, by dMFK Architects; and St Albans Cathedral Welcome and Learning Centre by Simpson & Brown.
The AJ looks at community architecture with a building study on Croydon Youth Zone by John Puttick Associates; five case studies of community-led schemes – from cooking and teaching facilities in London to affordable homes on micro-sites in Bristol; a small architectural intervention to create a social space in Glasgow; and filmmaker-turned-architect Clare Richards talks about her mission ...
The AJ focuses on the UK’s second-largest city with a study of Graeme Massie Architects’ reworking of Centenary Square; Joe Holyoak evaluates 10 years of Birmingham’s Big City Plan; we examine the impending regeneration of the Ladywood estate; West Midlands mayor Andy Street explains how HS2 could have a transformational effect on the city; and we hear the views of five Birmingham practices: APEC, BPN,
AJ Specification 11.19: Fire & insulationSubscription
Fire and insulation: Cork House, south London, by nimtim architects; Max Fordham House by bere:architects; and Second Home London Fields by Estudio Cano Lasso.
21.11.19: AJ Architecture AwardsSubscription
The issue features the winners of the 2019 AJ Architecture Awards with 70 pages of winning schemes covering 18 building categories, including the Manser Medal – AJ House of the Year, as well as the overall Design of the Year, Architect of the Year and Editor’s Choice prizes. PLUS Building studies of Hoskins Architects’ Aberdeen City Art Gallery extension and Architype’s Passivhaus-standard secondary school, Harris Academy ...
07.11.19: Houses and housingSubscription
The issue features four residential building studies: Bell Phillips’ three housing schemes for Sutton Council; Collective Architecture’s refurbishment of Glasgow’s Cedar Court high rise blocks; Alma-nac’s House Within a House extension in south-east London; and Nithurst Farm on the South Downs by Adam Richards Architects. PLUS The findings of the first phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry; the launch ...
24.10.19: Old and newSubscription
The issue features building studies of Dow Jones Architects’ restoration and extension of St Mary Magdalene Church in Paddington; David Chipperfield Architects’ James Simon Galerie on Berlin’s Museum Island; and the refurbishment of Goldfinger’s Balfron Tower in east London by Studio Egret West and Ab Rogers Design. PLUS High-rise housing – should we spruce it up or tear it down? A new salary survey ...
AJ Specification 10.19: LightingSubscription
Lighting: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, by MICA Architects; Drayton Green Church by Piercy & Company; 77 Parkway by Sheppard Robson